Events

Mak | Bach European
RECITAL Tour

July 2, 2022: Rector's Palace, Dubrovnik, Croatia

July 7, 2022: Mottola, Italy

July 27, 2022: Graz, Austria

July 28, 2022: Ljubljana, Slovenia

July 29, 2022: Metlika, Slovenia

Ms. Martin joins GRAMMY-nominated guitarist Mak Grgić for an all-Bach program in a recital tour of Croatia, Italy, Austria and Slovenia.

More information: Mak Grgić, MAK | BACH

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SNAPSHOT:
West Edge Opera

April 9-10, 2022

The Taube Atrium Theater at The Wilsey Center, San Francisco

Ms. Martin makes her company debut with West Edge Opera in their Snapshot concert series showcasing selections from five bold new works. Ms. Martin appears in Dark Horse and The School for Girls Who Lost Everything in the Fire, under the baton of Mary Chun.

More information: West Edge Opera

Unable to perform
due to Covid-19

World Premiere:
Rosa Divina

February 22, 2022

Los Angeles, CA - Schoenberg Hall, UCLA

Ms. Martin and GRAMMY-nominated guitarist Mak Grgić join forces at UCLA's Graduate Composers Recital for the world premiere of Rosa Divina, a stirring song cycle featuring music by composer Giovanni Piacentini and poetry by Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz.

Ticket information is here.

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Streaming:

Elinor & Marianne

December 25-31, 2021

Online

Listen to The Rally Cat's recording of Aferdian and Marella Martin Koch's Elinor & Marianne, recorded at Sound on Sound Studios, via multiple limited-time streams. Ms. Martin portrays Elinor Dashwood alongside pianist Douglas Sumi, Jana McIntyre as Marianne, and pianist Chérie Roe.

More information: The Rally Cat

Recording:
Elinor & Marianne

November 20-21, 2021

New York, NY

Ms. Martin, soprano Jana McIntyre, and pianists Douglas Sumi and Chérie Roe give voice to the sisters at the heart of Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility in this evocative two-singer, two-piano song cycle by composer Aferdian and librettist Marella Martin Koch. The recording is produced by The Rally Cat.

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Workshop:

The Three Women of Jerusalem

October 15, 2021

Los Angeles, CA

Ms. Martin joins the team at LA Opera Connects as Love in the workshop of Carla Lucero's stirring new opera.

Persuasion song cycle

October 15, 2021

Chicago, IL - Virtual Participation

Ms.Martin sings three songs inspired by Jane Austen's Persuasion by composer Rachel DeVore Fogarty and librettist Douglas Murray. A recording of the songs, with the composer at the piano, will be played during Mr. Murray's presentation at the Jane Austen Society of North America's Annual General Meeting.

More information here.

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AFTERNOON RECITALS

September 5 & October 10, 2021

Los Angeles, CA

Ms. Martin joins acclaimed guitarist Mak Grgić for two recitals for the residents of Belmont Village in Westwood.

More information here.

LA CENERENTOLA

August 27, 2021

The Ford, Los Angeles, CA

Ms. Martin portrays stepsister Tisbe and covers the title role in Pacific Opera Project's production of Rossini and Ferretti's beloved retelling of Cinderella. Kristin Roach conducts and Josh Shaw directs.

More information here.

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A CELEBRATION OF LIFE

August 1, 2021

Lancaster, OH

Ms. Martin joins guitarist Mak Grgić for two Dowland songs in a musical celebration of a generous supporter of the arts under the auspices of the Lancaster Music Festival.

Dinner concerts

June 11, 15 & 17, 2021

Montecito, CA

Ms. Martin returns to Music Academy of the West with pianist Vicki Kirsch for three intimate dinner concerts.

More information here.

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La corona &

Il PArnaso Confuso

November 20, 2020 at 5:30pm

November 21, 2020 at 5:30pm

291 Anacapa Dr, Camarillo, CA

Ms. Martin portrays Asteria and Erato in Pacific Opera Project's drive-in production of two rare, one-act Gluck operas. Both will be presented in U.S. premiere stagings.

More information here.

ERCOLE SU'L TERMODONTE

July 10, 11, 17, 23, 24, 25, 2020 at 8pm

July 18, 2020 at 3pm

Highland Park Ebell Club, Highland Park, CA

It's Hercules verses the Amazons in Pacific Opera Project's US premiere of this stunning Vivaldi opera. Ms. Martin portrays Antiope, the Queen of the Amazons, in this intimate setting with a small period orchestra. Kyle Naig conducts and Josh Shaw directs.

More information here.

POSTPONED
due to Covid-19
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LA TRAVIATA

May 10, 2020 - 5pm

1833 South Hope St, Los Angeles, CA

Ms. Martin portrays Flora alongside Lauren Michelle as Violetta, Jesús León as Alfredo, Vladimir Chernov as Germont and Brent McMunn at the piano in this glittering presentation by the Opera Buffs.

More information here.

CANCELLED
due to Covid-19

Girlschool presents Idealab.4: "Re/Birth"

February 22 & 23, 2020 - 6pm and 8:30pm

Hot Shot Muffler, Highland Park, CA

Ms. Martin appears in a unique interdisciplinary performance featuring Anna Wise in a program that explores the idea of regeneration, fundamental change, and new beginnings. RE/BIRTH pushes the boundaries of the “pop concert” form.

More information here.

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The Sacred Sounds of Christmas

December 20, 7:30pm

First Church of Christ, Scientist, Pasadena, CA

Ms. Martin sings selections by Handel and Yon as the featured mezzo-soprano soloist for the annual Christmas concert.

More information here.

November 22 at 8pm & November 24 at 2pm

Freud Playhouse, Los Angeles, CA

Ms. Martin sings the title role in this world premiere by composer and co-librettist Carla Lucero and librettist Alicia Gaspar de Alba. The opera tells the story of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, a 17th-century feminist genius whose life was marked by repeated conflict with men of the Inquisition. Mary Chun conducts and Sara Widzer directs.

More information here.

JUANA

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Cold Mountain

August 2 at 7:30pm & August 4 at 2:30pm

Granada Theatre, Santa Barbara, CA

Ms. Martin portrays Sara in the West Coast Premiere of Jennifer Higdon and Gene Scheer's opera based on Charles Frazier’s best-selling Civil War era epic historical novel. Daniela Candillari conducts and James Darrah directs.

More information here.